Sabbatical Toolkit

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Sabbatical Toolkit -- Submit Your Case Study.

Thank you for being willing to share about your sabbatical experience! Your responses to the questions below will be included in a new toolkit to help congregations and workers in the Northwest and beyond. Please answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. When you are finished, be sure to click the submit button at the bottom of the page.

Additionally, we are seeking those with sabbatical experience to be a resource for others who may have questions about the process. If you are willing, your contact info would be included in the final public document. We are so thankful for your assistance. If you have any questions, please email

Contact Information

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Please include my contact information so others may reach out with questions as they develop their own sabbatical guidelines. If you click ‘yes,’ this info will be made publicly available.

When did you take your sabbatical?

How long was your sabbatical?

Why did you take a sabbatical?

How did you come to the decision that it was the right thing to do?

What did you do during your time away?

How did it help you?

How did you cover your ministry responsibilities during the time away?

What influence did your sabbatical have on your life?

What do you wish to share with all pastors considering taking a sabbatical?

What are the top 2 or 3 resources that helped you prepare for sabbatical?

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